Work/CV/Talks

What I do: consulting for individuals and teams in the following areas:

  • Projects: Extensive experience on planning, executing projects on a variety of topics, generally between small to medium sized teams.
  • Quality Assurance: High and detailed user testing and reporting of web, desktop, and mobile applications.
  • HR: Working closely with Managers and Directors on people placement and development, conducting on-boarding for new hires.
  • Events: Overseeing the various parts needed to conduct a successful gathering (whether meeting or conference) from start to finish.
  • Presentations: Design/Coaching, as a way to establish guidelines in an office, or help people showcase their projects and talents.
  • Writing: Internal and External communications, Product documentation, Training materials. English copy editing.

Talks & Presentations:

Current Work:

teambay GmbH, 2015 –

  • Operations Management: Working alongside stakeholders and the development team to plan, test, deploy, document, and communicate everything related to our app.

MyFonts.com, 2013 –

  • Foundry Review Team: Working with the Foundry Relations Manager to oversee the operation and communication of a team of type specialists who evaluate and critique new font submissions.

Previous Work:

P & T – Paper & Tea GmbH, Berlin. 2014-2015

  • Evaluation and Reporting: Current and new offerings of Tea via tasting sessions.
  • Training: Conducted regular, ongoing sessions with internal staff across the entire company, as well as clients in hospitality with a focus on baristas. Development and writing of training materials.

FontShop International, San Francisco. 2005-2013

  • TYPO Design Conference, San Francisco: Co-Director, leading vendor and venue management, conference audio/visual technics, web site content, relationships with our speakers, and the budget.
  • Marketing & Design: Overseeing the creation and the back-end operations of email newsletters, production of advertisements and editorial in print efforts, mastering the marketing budget, and supporting the flow of communication between our creatives and web developers.
  • Web Development & QA: Planning development milestones with the development team, overseeing QA efforts and ongoing bug fixes, owning the Release Management process and corresponding communication.
  • Office Management: Managed everything through our office renovation project, curated and installed a gallery of photography from employees, took care of all plants.

University: University of California, Santa Cruz. Business Management Economics (BA), 2004 Language:

  • English: mother tongue
  • German: B1.2-B2.1

Additionally:

  • Born and raised Bay Area, California
  • Lived in San Francisco 2005-2013
  • Private Pilots License, USA. October 2011
  • Host of Travel Photographs & Presentations series, Berlin (recent event)